Dr. Uchenna Okoye, also known as “Dr. O,” is a dedicated and accomplished board-certified psychiatrist with a passion for helping individuals achieve mental wellness and holistic health. She has an established history of advocacy and leadership in the field of medicine, focusing on improving clinicians’ abilities to provide culturally responsive and patient-centered care. She is recognized for her empathetic approach, extensive knowledge, and commitment to personalized care.

Dr. Okoye has well-rounded expertise that covers a wide spectrum of mental health conditions and treatment modalities. Her areas of specialization include anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, ADHD, trauma-related disorders, work related mood and anxiety disorders, grief, and crisis stabilization.

A strong advocate for holistic well-being, Dr. Okoye seamlessly integrates evidence-based therapeutic approaches with mindfulness techniques, promoting a comprehensive healing journey. With a patient-centered philosophy, Dr. Okoye fosters a collaborative and open therapeutic relationship, attentively listening to each patient’s unique narrative, and respecting individual experiences, cultural backgrounds, values, and goals.

Dr. Okoye earned her medical degree from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and completed her residency in psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She further honed her skills through additional training in public policy at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health and continues to stay updated with the latest advancements in psychiatry through ongoing education and professional development.

Dr. Okoye models self-care and healing through pursuing her multitude of interests including sports, music, writing, travel, and fashion. Beyond her clinical practice, Dr. Okoye is involved in initiatives dedicated to reducing stigma, increasing mental health awareness and access, and empowering individuals to take charge of their emotional well-being and advance in all areas of their lives. Her advocacy work underscores her belief that quality mental health care is a fundamental right for all.